Podcast episode #003: Uncomfortable in front of a camera?

Almost 90% of internet content is video. Social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube and business platforms like Linkedin have all been going all-in on video for years now. Leveraging the power of video is essential for any business, but knowing and wanting this, isn't the same as feeling comfortable making them :) That first video is always awkward and a big step to take.

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How to tell a funny story

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is how to add jokes and humor to a story. Or just simple, how can I be more funny. Now as it says in the book, if you are not funny, don't try to be funny, but with the following 3 tips you can BE funny. They will always work and will allow you to entertain without risking cringy moments or badly prepared jokes that could downsize your credibility.

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Business Gurus are struggling

Business gurus worldwide are struggling. The rate of change these days is so high that they can't make Powerpoints, Keynotes or write books fast enough to keep up. We went online and gathered some video snippets of speeches and presentations of different gurus to show you how much they are contradicting themselves.

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Stand Up Talk Podcast Natalie Vandergraesen & Marnick Vandebroek

Podcast Episode #001: How to live and work together with your partner

Being home with the family 24/7, watching the kids and sharing the last toilet paper is great for flattening the Corona-curve, but can also bring new challenges. The key is strong communication, understanding and empowering each other to get through this as a team.

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How to get your team to wash their hands and stop them from sh*tting their pants

The Corona virus affects us all, an invisible enemy that isn’t up for reason or any form of debate. Something no government or business saw coming or was even remotely prepared for.

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Why setting big goals will get you and your team depressed

Blue Monday, the day of the year we realize a lot of our New Year's resolutions already flew out the window. The day we come to the conclusion we are smoking like chimneys again, eating comfort food or decided getting picked on everyday by our awful boss isn't as bad as making a career change.

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How to compliment your team

When we are co-writing or optimizing speeches for team leaders and CEO's, one of the things we focus on is making sure the parts of gratitude actually hit their mark. It's a no brainer that you as a leader show gratitude and appreciation. Acknowledge the hard work and dedication of your team members, but just saying you are thankful or know they work hard, is often not enough.

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5 tips to start writing your business book

Since the launch of the Stand Up to Stand Out book, expressing yourself in the most powerful way, the two most frequently asked questions we get are: Where can I buy the book? & How do you start writing a book, because I'm also thinking about it. The answer to the first question is here :) and to the second...

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Bootcamps Antwerp and Hasselt were pumped

On the 3rd of October and the 19th of November we hosted our last open storytelling and communication bootcamps in Hasselt and Antwerp. One full day of training at an awesome location to work on your communication skills. These open bootcamps are there to allow people to experience our in-house trainings without having to mobilize their entire organization.

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KBC bank: The change mindset – 6 keynotes

Motivation is great, but once the motivating factor is gone, people return to known routines. The key is to know how to inspire yourself everyday and from that power and energy see opportunity and the way to inspire others to follow you.

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